Macro Briefing: 1 August 2018

Facebook finds ongoing effort to meddle in 2018 US elections: Reuters Turkey is ready to retaliate over threat of US sanctions: The Hill Fed is considering a pause to interest rate...

Macro Briefing: 31 July 2018

US spy satellites find new N. Korean missile activity: Reuters Will Trump follow through on his gov’t shutdown threat? Probably not: Bloomberg Trump administration considers bypassing Congress for new tax cut:...

Is The Housing Market Signaling Trouble Ahead For US Economy?

Today’s second-quarter GDP report is expected to deliver upbeat news about the US economy. Wobbly housing data may be telling a different story. It’s premature to assume the worst,...

[Exclusive] Small Caps And REITs Sweet Spot For Dividend Investors In 2018

Bigger has not been better for investors so far in 2018, as small capitalization stocks have trounced their larger cap brethren in terms of performance, a gap that’s widened...

Pros and Cons of Buying Berkshire Hathaway Stock

I am quoted in this U.S. News and World Report/Yahoo Finance article: “Pros and Cons of Buying Berkshire Hathaway Stock”. Berkshire is currently selling at a below market average price/earnings...

Rebound For US REITs Rolled On Last Week

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US led markets higher last week for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The latest gain marks...

US Real Estate Investment Trusts Top Markets For Second Week

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US again posted the biggest weekly gain among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The ongoing bounce...

Time to clear away the brush in my long-term 50 Stocks...

In the first week of January I’m going to rebalance, per the strategy I pursue with this portfolio, my long-term 50 Stocks Portfolio. That means I’ll be taking profits...

US REITs Led Markets Higher Last Week

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US topped a generally rising tide in last week’s market action for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded...